Audi Sport customers celebrate titles in FIA Motorsport Games and in New Zealand

Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR)

Audi driver Klim Gavrilov helps Russia achieve victory: Russia has won the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games. The innovative competition, combining such disciplines as diverse automobile racing categories as well as karting plus a digital cup, was held at Vallelunga north of Rome on the first weekend in November. The decisive gold medal in the Touring Car Cup was won by Klim Gavrilov. The Russian, in third place of the TCR Russia standings the best Audi driver this year, drove an Audi RS 3 LMS entered by Carville Racing at Vallelunga. He won the first sprint race with a 5.8-second advantage. Third position went to Gilles Magnus from the Belgian RACB National Team in another Audi RS 3 LMS, fielded by Comtoyou Racing. The second sprint race was won by Magnus with a two-second advantage ahead of Gavrilov. As a result, Russia won gold in the Touring Cup and Belgium won silver.The table of medals in the overall classification of the FIA Motorsport Games was dominated by Russia with one gold and two bronze medal wins, in front of Italy, Australia and ten other nations. 

One-two-three success in China: In round five of the China Endurance Championship, the Audi RS 3 LMS after 4:42 hours of racing scored a one-two-three result in the TCER classification. On the circuit at Shaoxing, Zhou Zonghong/Lin Zhijie as runners-up in the overall classification won their class ahead of Xie An/Wang Hao and Sun Junlong/Liang Zhiwei/Zou Baolong.

First victory in New Zealand: Dennis and Debbie Chapman scored their first victory in an Audi RS 3 LMS in the finale of the South Island Endurance Series. The married couple was on the grid for Track Tec Racing and won its class in the one-hour competition at Ruapuna with a one-lap advantage. 

Success in Brazil: In their first race with Audi, Junior Victorette/Marcelo Karam celebrated their first victory in the Endurance Brasil racing series. The driver pairing shared an Audi RS 3 LMS and in round seven of the Brazilian racing series season at Santa Cruz do Sul achieved a 52.9-second advantage during three hours of racing.

Coming up next week

08–10/11 Sandown (AUS), round 7, Australian GT Championship

08–10/11 Sandown (AUS), round 4, Australian GT Trophy Series

09–10/11 Barcelona (E), round 5, Campeonato de España de Resistencia

09–10/11 Okayama (J), round 6, Super Taikyu Series

09–10/11 Sebring (USA), Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore

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